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Introduction to Mass Communication (MC 2000 section 1) Craig M. Freeman
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Concentration of Ownership and Conglomeration Mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, and hostile takeovers, ownership of media companies increasingly concentrated in fewer hands Conglomeration —increase in ownership of media outlets by larger, non-media companies Many argue concentration and conglomeration are necessary in increasingly fragmented and internationalized telecommunications environment Economies of scale —relative cost of an operation’s output declines as the size of the endeavor grows.
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Erosion of Distinctions Among
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Unformatted text preview: Media: Convergence Traditional lines between media disappearing Synergy when one company owns newspapers, an online service, television stations, book publishers, magazines, and a film company, and uses as many delivery channels as possible to get greatest use from content Concentration of Ownership Big Six Time/ Warner Disney Viacom Bertelsmann News Corp. GE/ NBC Source: http://www.cjr.org/tools/owners/ Time/ Warner Disney Viacom Bertelsmann News Corp. GE/ NBC Censorship Fear that consolidation and conglomeration will affect news...
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